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Meaning of THIOSULPHATE

 
Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Thi`o*sul"phate\, n. (Chem.)
A salt of thiosulphuric acid; -- formerly called
{hyposulphite}.

Note: The sodium salt called in photography by the name
      sodium hyposulphite, being used as a solvent for the
      excess of unchanged silver chloride, bromide, and
      iodide on the sensitive plate.

 

 

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